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The Awakening
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impetuous -- as in: an impetuous decision
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The Awakening
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  • He was a dark-browed, good-looking youngster of nineteen, greatly resembling his mother, but with ten times her impetuosity.
  • The parrot fortunately offered no further interruption to the entertainment, the whole venom of his nature apparently having been cherished up and hurled against the twins in that one impetuous outburst.
  • Mrs. Highcamp hung with languid but unaffected interest upon the warm and impetuous volubility of her left-hand neighbor, Victor Lebrun.
  • But remembering Edna’s whimsical turn of mind of late, and foreseeing that she had immediately acted upon her impetuous determination, he grasped the situation with his usual promptness and handled it with his well-known business tact and cleverness.
  • I don’t want you to sing it," and she laid her glass so impetuously and blindly upon the table as to shatter it against a carafe.

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  • She regretted her impetuous promise.
  • We need someone more steady. Like many young people, she is too impetuous.

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